Thank You, World

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Thank you, breeze, for lifting up my kite wings past treetops tall and proud.

Thank you, trees. Your branches are my playhouse. I?m climbing to the clouds!

Eight very different kids, from eight different continents, all go about their day and experience the same moments of happiness: greeting the sun in the morning, swinging on a swing, flying a kite, being tucked in by Mommy at bedtime. Uplifting and visually rich, this book reminds us that the world isn?t as large as it seems, and that life?s greatest pleasures are the simple ones.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

A picture-book hymn of thankfulness for all the good things of the world - the wakeful sun, the shining blue sky, the rocking swing, the soft grass, and the dancing breeze - things that children ... Read full review

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User Review  - bluemopitz - LibraryThing

A cool concept book, 8 different countries are represented on each two-page spread. All the pictures show children doing something, like dancing or flying kites, in their home country. Could be used to show how many similarities there are among cultures. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Alice B. McGinty lives in Urbana, Illinois.

Wendy Anderson Halperin lives in Interlochen, Michigan.

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